Spotlight on Special Effects Creator, Stan Winston
06 May 21
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A master’s degree that understands every student has their own goals, dreams and vision for the future. Leading the way in Film FX teaching, the University of Bolton offers the chance for you to create a master’s that specialises in one, or multiple disciplines, so as to maximise your creative practice.
A creative practice course tailored to you
The ultimate goal of this course is to provide every student with the academic, personal and professional skills needed to start or enhance their career, whether that is in film, television or any other route.
How we make this possible is by tailoring each course to you, with our expert teaching staff collaborating with you to design industry-based projects that develop a body of creative work in your chosen discipline(s). It may be VFX, SFX, Special Effects Make-up or any combination that works for you.
It is not only about creating a portfolio of creative practice, as you will learn about special effects software, important concepts and theories and personal development that is vital to a successful career in Film FX.
Upon graduating, you will have a master’s degree title that emphasises your choose area of practice, further showcasing your skills above other graduates in a competitive field.
A future in Film FX
Whether you already have industry experience, or recently graduated in a similar subject, this master’s degree at the University of Bolton will take you to that next level, ready to succeed in one of the most creative, evolving and lucrative global industries.
You may choose employment with a major film or television organisation, offer your services as a freelancer or even consider continuing your studies, with PGCE and PhD degrees available.
No matter your choice, our commitment to professional and personal development will put you in the front seat for job roles within the film and television industry.
Why study here
The University of Bolton is one of the UK’s leading establishments for FIlm FX education, so you can join us with the knowledge and peace of mind that we can help shape your future.
Our course leaders have close links with the film FX industry, including studios and artists who have produced Oscar-winning work. It is through these connections that we shape our course, design our projects and constantly evolve to ensure every student gets the best possible learning experience.
We are proud to offer the best in teaching quality and student satisfaction, on our friendly and supportive campus, only a 20-minute journey from Manchester city centre.
Get started today by visiting our course page, with all of the information you will need and instructions on how to apply.
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